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Getting Around In Style

May 8, 2019

When friends are ready to really take a break and get away for a vacation with all the bells and whistles, a little advance planning is always a smart idea. What are the ingredients needed for a great getaway with a group of special friends? The first choice is in the destination, and for many […]

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Honor View 20 India Pre-Bookings Open With Free Honor Sport Earphones on Offer

January 19, 2019

Honor View 20 India pre-bookings are now open via the Honor India official website. Earlier on Friday, an Amazon India listing suggested that the pre-bookings will start from January 15, but at least the official Honor India website seems to have jumped the gun. We already know the Honor View 20 will be officially launched in India […]

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YouTube to Stop Automatic Sharing of Activity to Twitter, Google+

January 19, 2019

Video-sharing giant YouTube has announced that it will kill the feature that allows users to automatically share their YouTube Activity on micro-blogging site Twitter and its own social network Google+ after January 31. Twitter currently allows users to share their YouTube activity via options such as going to YouTube Settings, then to Connected apps and choosing “Share your […]

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Plans Public Debates About Tech for 2019 Personal Challenge

January 12, 2019

Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday he will host a series of public discussions about the future of technology in society as part of his personal challenge this year. Zuckerberg sounded his plan in a Facebook post, which has been a regular feature when he airs his New Year’s resolutions that in the past […]

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Cambridge Analytica Fined $19,000 for Ignoring Data Request

January 12, 2019

A British court fined a sister company of consulting firm Cambridge Analytica GBP 15,000 ($19,000) on Wednesday for failing to disclose fully what information it held on an individual who had asked to know, the data regulator said. The Information Commissioner’s Officer (ICO) said it was the first prosecution of the now defunct Cambridge Analytica, a company […]

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Public Officials Cannot ‘Block’ People on Social Media: US Appeals Court

January 12, 2019

An elected official in Virginia violated the First Amendment when she temporarily blocked a constituent on Facebook, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, in a novel case with implications for how government officials nationwide interact with constituents on social media. The unanimous ruling from the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit is the […]

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How a Japanese Billionaire Took Over the Top Spot on Twitter

January 12, 2019

What gets Twitter users more excited than a year’s supply of Wendy’s chicken nuggets? Apparently cold, hard cash. The most retweeted tweet of all time now belongs to Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire behind the e-commerce company Zozotown. His message to the Twitterverse promised 100 winners a chance to win a piece of JPY 100 million, or […]

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Mark Zuckerberg Halts Stock Sales as Facebook Shares Tumble

January 12, 2019

Mark Zuckerberg’s multibillion-dollar stock sale ground to a halt in the final months of 2018. The Facebook co-founder didn’t sell a single share in the fourth quarter, when the social media company’s stock tumbled 20 percent amid a broader market rout. It’s the first quarter in more than two years he’s refrained from doing so, according to […]

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Dormant Twitter Accounts Being Hacked to Spread IS Propaganda: Report

January 12, 2019

Exploiting a decade-old flaw, hackers are taking control of dormant Twitter accounts to spread Islamic State (IS) propaganda, a media report said. Although Twitter has suspended many of these accounts, some are still active, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday. Some of these accounts are tweeting messages supporting violence. To take control of the accounts that have remained inactive for years, […]

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Some Alcatel Smartphones Came Pre-Installed With Malware That Charges Real Money to Users: Report

January 12, 2019

Privacy concerns are a matter of growing importance after the Cambridge Analytica scandal that broke last year. While many commentators have been raising these concerns for a long time, only now is action being taken. However, that doesn’t prevent people from trying, as is obvious in this latest report. Alcatel reportedly has some of its […]

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